It’s that time of year again – everyone’s off on their summer holidays. For a lot of people obsessed with tech, gadgets can be a tricky, and sometimes expensive, thing to take with you. (more…)
If you wanted to record a TV programme back in the “old days” (God, I’m sounding older than 27 here!) it was a little fiddly. Ten years ago, you had to put a video tape into a machine, set timers (or enter a code, if you had and trusted Videoplus) and hope that your show either didn’t start late, run late, or get bumped from the schedules. (more…)
If you’ve read my earlier posts, you’ll be aware that Naughty Bear was one of those oddball games that myself and my fiance were really looking forward to this summer. Unfortunately, having played it, all I can say is that this was one of the bigger gaming let-downs that I can remember.
No advance reviews came out for this game, which is usually a bad sign, as was the game’s £45 price point (no reductions anywhere, not even the token £5 in the high street to make it an “appetising” £40)… so we bit the bullet and decided to wait to rent it. Thank God we did. (more…)
With the World Cup winding down this weekend, I thought it was as good a time as any to go back to the past (if you will) and crack out two of last year’s football titles.
Having originally been a fan of FIFA games when I first started playing on the PC, then on the PS2 and Xbox, I switched my allegiances to Pro Evolution Soccer for a few years, sacrificing the licences of FIFA for the ability to edit my own Sunderland team in PES. After all, it was around this time when Sunderland weren’t in the Premier League, so back in the days when FIFA only featured Premier League sides… you can guess why I switched! (more…)